Tobin Tax

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Name: Tobin Tax
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 2 reports

Transaction tax European consensus over watered-down ‘Tobin’ tax

In 2013, the Commis­sion floate­d a 0.1% levy on stock and bond trades and 0.01% on the more comple­x deriva­tives.Opposed by many member states, only 11 countries including France and Germany went with the idea. CREATIVE COMMONSMILAN:After much struggle, ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: Tobin Tax, Taxes, Germany, France
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Regulation perspectives: BEWITCHED, BOTHERED and BEWILDERED

The range of new regulations which treasurers will have to face in the next few years is not only overwhelming, it is bewildering and inconsistent and often contradictory. Some of these may have a direct impact on the treasury function but many will have ... [Published EuroFinance - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

European Market Update: Consolidating Markets Ahead Of US Retail Sales Data

Consolidating markets ahead of US Retail sales dataNotes/ObservationsBank of Korea (BOK) left its 7-day Repo Rate unchanged at 2.25% (as expected) but one member sought another rate cutChina Aug liquidity data misses targets but PBoC official downplays ... [Published Action Forex - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Make no mistake, the EU is still a threat to the City

The EC will continue to pursue a set of policies across many areas that are damaging to the British economy, regardless of the nationality of the individuals in charge So, Lord Hill is to become our new Commissioner for Financial Services. It’s a victory ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Call it whatever you like, but a financial transaction tax is bad news

You really would have thought that Europe’s finance ministers had better things to talk about. But, no, when they gather in Italy at the end of next week, a good portion of the agenda will be taken up with discussions about introducing a financial transaction ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Call it whatever you like, but a financial transaction tax is bad news

What’s wrong with the financial transaction tax? How long have you got? You really would have thought that Europe’s finance ministers had better things to talk about. But, no, when they gather in Italy at the end of next week, a good portion of the agenda ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Poverty, wealth, and the election

By Dirty politics from the Left during the current New Zealand general election campaign obscures policy at a time when the issue of wealth or poverty and how to get there should be critical. Party policy can give a picture of the sort of country that ... [Published NZCPR - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods

Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Property, Tobin Tax
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

A global system failure: risk and reform

The global financial elite has ignored the radical lessons of the post-2007 crisis. But these are needed more than ever.  Almost seven years after the financial cataclysm of 2007-08 and subsequently, leading figures in the banking world are talking ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
Entities: Climate, Risk, Mark Carney
First reported Apr 25 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 2 reports

Only a broad-based financial transaction tax will be effective

A well constituted financial transaction tax (FTT, or Tobin tax) can not only reduce levels of inequality but also curb some of the destructive elements of financial activity and make a positive contribution to economic growth. Just as with any other ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 25 2014 - 4 reports

City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling

Rapid progress of the case at the European Court of Justice, which will make its judgment next week, augurs ill for UK prospects, says a think-tank ... [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

High-frequency trading is a blight on markets that the Tobin tax can cure

This week the dark side of the world of algorithmic trading in financial markets has twice been in the spotlight. First was the release of Michael Lewis's explosive new book, Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code, which highlights many worrying practices ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]

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"I am very optimistic that, if we make the first step, we will create a knock-on-effect that leads to further steps and that could convince other countries to join in" he said
...How and when such a meltdown might happen is impossible to predict, but the risk most definitely still exists (see " The global crisis: seeing it whole ", 1 May 2014)"
"Likewise, the contested decision contains no provision on the issue of expenditure linked to the implementation of enhanced cooperation. That issue can therefore not be examined before the introduction of the FTT" the statement added
LIR Gold Target in 2019: $30,000.  Revised due to QE programs. " I wish I'd been omniscient and seen the crisis coming ." Dr. B S Bernanke. December 2010. Game, set and match, declared the Fed’s talking chair yesterday, the US recovery “has picked up recently.”

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Transaction tax European consensus over watered... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Europeans move towards watered-down 'Tobin' tax [Published Expatica France - Sep 13 2014]
Regulation perspectives: BEWITCHED, BOTHERED an... [Published EuroFinance - Sep 12 2014]
European Market Update: Consolidating Markets A... [Published Action Forex - Sep 12 2014]
Make no mistake, the EU is still a threat to th... [Published Telegraph - Sep 10 2014]
Call it whatever you like, but a financial tran... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Sep 07 2014]
Call it whatever you like, but a financial tran... [Published Telegraph - Sep 02 2014]
Poverty, wealth, and the election [Published NZCPR - Sep 02 2014]
Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
A global system failure: risk and reform [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 29 2014]
The habits of the heart: substantive democracy ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - May 27 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 18... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 20 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News – May 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 14 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
Tax-News.com: ECJ Rejects UK Challenge To EU FTT [Published Tax-News.com - May 04 2014]
Mission Accomplished. [Published London Irvine Report - May 01 2014]
In the papers: AstraZeneca, Bitcoins, and Co-op [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - May 01 2014]
GBP/USD – Moves to Four Year High at 1.69 [Published OANDA Forex Blog - May 01 2014]
European Courts Reject UK Challenge to the Tran... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Apr 30 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published EthicalMarkets.com - Apr 30 2014]
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, April ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 28 2014]
Only a broad-based financial transaction tax wi... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 26 2014]
City faces prospect of 'Robin Hood tax' decisio... [Published Telegraph - Apr 25 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Financials - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - Brussels - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - World, Europe - Apr 24 2014]
City braced for EU ‘Tobin’ tax ruling [Published FT.com - UK News - Apr 24 2014]
Tax-News.com: emeta In Final EU Tax Harmonizati... [Published Tax-News.com - Apr 15 2014]
What do the parties think about... Economy and ... [Published Radio Sweden - Apr 11 2014]
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Randy Wray: Tax Bads, Not Goods [Published naked capitalism - Jun 19 2014]
Yves here. There’s a very good discussion in comments at New Economic Perspectives on how to add to or improve upon some of Wray’s “tax bads” ideas. One issue that some readers are are likely to find bothersome is that sin taxes are regressive, as in ...
Confronting Financialization on Steroids [Published naked capitalism - Jun 09 2014]
Lambert here: Among other things, an interesting discussion of public purpose and the role of the state. By Costas Lapavitsas, Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Originally published at Triple ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 18... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 20 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Confronting a New Age of ConsequencesMay 18, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , WAIS , CEM , ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News – May 1... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 14 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsMay 11, 2014 Chuckles , COP20+ , Abu Dhabi , ...
Another Week of Climate Disruption News, May 4,... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - May 05 2014]
This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H. E. Taylor . Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Disruption NewsInformation is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom ...
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